30 under 30
back in the days.
it was great to be recognized.
the impresario that made this possible was Martha Diaz,
who so generously invited me to support her in her vision for community transformation.
I talk a bit about this time in my life here.
Advance Weekly Entertainment
November 30 – December 6, 2006
30 UNDER 30
AWE spotlights some of S.I.’s hottest up and comers.
Rolando Brown, 24, New Brighton native
As the executive director of the manhattan-based Hip-Hop Association,
Brown produces international film festivals and education summits across
the globe in Spain, South Africa, the U.K., and in California. The world
traveler is a leadership and management studies major at New York University.
For several years, he did marketing and public relations for August Bishop,
LLC heling to launch new products for L’Oreal, TBS, TNT, Sprite and the
New York Knicks. “I grow, and grow things, being that my personal growth can
ensure the growth of other people,” he says.